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Dave Edgar

Full name: David Holmes "Dave" Edgar
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: March 27, 1950 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Jack Nelson Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dave Edgar was primarily known as a short-course sprinter with great turns. Besides his Olympic gold, he was on a winning 4×100 metre freestyle relay team (with Steve Genter, Jerry Heidenreich, and the non-Olympian Frank Heckl) at the 1971 Pan American Games. He won the AAU 100 y indoor freestyle in 1970 and the same event at the NCAA for Tennessee in 1970, 1971, and 1972. In addition, Edgar was a world-ranked butterflyer and placed fifth in the 100m fly at München.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 5

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:26.42 52.69 52.69
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU/=WR 3:28.84 52.63 3:28.82

Men's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming United States Final 5 56.11
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 56.88
1972 Summer 22 München Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 57.30